2017 California Code
Probate Code - PROB
DIVISION 9 - TRUST LAW
PART 4 - TRUST ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 1 - Duties of Trustees
ARTICLE 4 - Duties With Regard to Discretionary Powers
Except as otherwise specifically provided in the trust instrument, a person who holds a power to appoint or distribute income or principal to or for the benefit of others, either as an individual or as trustee, may not use the power to discharge the legal obligations of the person holding the power.
(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)